infield out


: a ground ball on which the batter is put out by an infielder

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Who knows what giving away one precious out meant when an infield out and liner to right field followed. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 June 2022 Catcher Caleb Ricketts brought home two of the runs, with an infield out and single to center field. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 June 2022 The left-hander got out of the predicament with an infield out. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 May 2022 Henry Ramos, making his first major-league start, followed with a single to left, moved up on an infield out and scored on Daulton Varsho’s double off left fielder DJ Peters’ glove. Jack Thompson, The Arizona Republic, 9 Sep. 2021 The Orioles added a run in the seventh when Hays scored on Ryan McKenna's infield out. Kristie Rieken, Star Tribune, 29 June 2021 An infield out brought home Pumford, again courtesy-running for Irelan, with the go-ahead run. Wright Wilson, Detroit Free Press, 19 June 2021 Elias said Bannon will contend for a job in the Orioles’ infield out of spring training, adding that there are varied opinions on what Bannon’s best position is. Nathan Ruiz,, 24 Nov. 2020 Another scored on a Donovan Solano infield out and Brandon Belt hit a scoring single to put the Giants ahead 5-1. Henry Schulman,, 22 Aug. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of infield out was in 1926

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“Infield out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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